[WorldKings – Wowtimes – Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Imprints made 76 years of development of Chick-fil-A (1946)


(worldkings.org) Chick-fil-A is one of the largest American fast food restaurant chains and the largest specializing in chicken sandwiches. The company is headquartered in College Park, Georgia. Chick-fil-A operates 2,813 restaurants, primarily in the United States.

The chain has locations in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, with plans for a future expansion into Hawaii. The company also has operations in Canada, and previously had restaurants in the United Kingdom and South Africa. The restaurant serves breakfast before transitioning to its lunch and dinner menu. Chick-fil-A also offers customers catered selections from its menu for special events.



The company’s milestones:

1946 - Truett Cathy opens the "Dwarf Grill" in Hapville, Atlanta.

1963 - Truett Cathy inventes the Chick-Fil-A sandwhich.

1967 - Dwarf Grill changes name to Chick-Fil-A Dwarf Grill, and it opens in an Atlanta Mall.

1973 - Truett Cathy creates the Team Member Scholarship Program so that restaurant employees can further his/her education.



1977 – Chich – fil- A introduces freshly squeezed lemonade.

1982 - Introduces Chicken Nuggetys, and a new Chick-Fil-A office building is made.

1986 - First free stand Chick-Fil-A restaurant is opened, and restaurant is renamed to Chick-Fil-A. Also the Breakfast Chicken biscuit is created.

1985 - Chick-Fil-A's famous Waffle fries are born.



1989 - Introduces the Chargrilled Chicken Sandwhich.

1995 - Cow campaign begins(Eat mor chikin!) Also introduces the chicken strips.

1997 - Chick-fil-a.com is launched, new design (current one today)

2001 - Introducing the Cool Wraps.

2003 - Southwest Chargrilled Salad is born.



2004 - Fruit cup and Chick-n-minis are invented.

2011 - Introduces the Spicy Chicken Biscuit and multigrain Oatmeal for breakfast.

In October 2015 - The company opened a three-story 5,000 square feet (460 m) restaurant in Manhattan that became the largest free-standing Chick-fil-A in the country at that time.

In July 2018 - Chick-fil-A announced it would be opening its first location in Hawaii in Kahului in early 2022, with additional locations in Honolulu and Kapoleo to follow.

According to en.wikipedia. com; timetoast.com.

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